Chandanwari lies at an elevation of 2923 m above sea level. Tourists visiting Pahalagam have to cover a distance of 16 km before reaching this place. Its snow covered mountains and breathtaking scenic beauty attracts numerous visitors.
Other major attractions of this place include a snow covered bridge and icy glaciers situated in the proximity. Chandanwari also serves as a point for reaching Amarnath, a popular pilgrimage destination for the Hindus. Tourists can easily reach Chandanwari through Pahalgam by driving across a flat terrain. Mini buses from Pahalgam also take tourists to the destination.